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Presolicitation Notice - R-- Sole Source to Raytheon IDS for Engineering Support Services in support of ROTHR

August 13, 2014

Notice Type: Presolicitation Notice

Posted Date: 12-AUG-14

Office Address: Department of the Navy; Naval Supply Systems Command; NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk Philadelphia Office; N00189 700 Robbins Avenue, Building 2B Philadelphia, PA

Subject: R-- Sole Source to Raytheon IDS for Engineering Support Services in support of ROTHR

Classification Code: R - Professional, administrative, and management support services

Solicitation Number: N0018914RZ089

Contact: Lauren Lauver 215-697-5023

Description: Department of the Navy

Naval Supply Systems Command

NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk Philadelphia Office

The NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk intends to acquire engineering and program support for the U.S. Navy Forces Surveillance Support Center--'s (FSSC) Relocatable Over-the-Horizon Radar (ROTHR) for critical software enhancements, software re-hosts, software maintenance, installation, removal, integration and testing, as well as associated engineering, technical, training, and logistics support. Additionally, the effort includes recurring support for systems engineering; engineering change proposal preparation and analysis; failure analysis; configuration management; preparation, installation and/or testing of field change kits; logistics support; training; and, repair/refurbishment services, with new and legacy sub-systems and equipment.

The placement of an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ), Cost-Plus-Fixed-Fee (CPFF), Performance-Based type contract that will allow the placement of task orders of various contract types tailored to the nature of specific, individual requirements is anticipated for a five year ordering period beginning on 22 August 2015. The applicable NAICS code is 541330 and the FSC is R425. The proposed contract action is for services for which the Government intends to solicit and negotiate with only one source (Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems

Company of Sudbury, MA.) under authority of 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1), Only One Responsible Source and No Other Supplies or Services Will Satisfy Agency Requirements, as implemented by FAR 6.302-1.

Raytheon Company, Integrated Defense Systems, is the sole developer, producer and design agent of the ROTHR System. The software and hardware involved with the system were specifically designed for the ROTHR System and there are no other operational ROTHR systems in the US. Raytheon is the only source that has the unique, specific and detailed knowledge and technical data required to perform the required engineering and program support services. The Small Business office has reviewed this market research and concurs with the acquisition strategy identified herein. Challengers may identify their interest and capability to respond to the requirement by sending challenges to Lauren Lauver at

This notice of intent is NOT a request for competitive proposals; however, all challenges to this sole source determination by the specified response date will be considered by the Government. Information received will normally be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement. A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed contract based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. The Government will not pay for information submitted in response to this notice.


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